About Notificaiton 

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has entrusted the responsibility of conducting UGC-NET to NTA. UGC-NET is a test to determine the eligibility for ‘Assistant Professor’ and ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor’ in Indian universities and colleges. . 

Important Dates

Application Mode: ONLINE 

Starting Date to Submit online form: 16/03/2020

Last Date to Apply online: 16/04/2020 (Extended to 16-05-2020)

Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only 18 April to 24 April 2020.

Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website 15 May , 2020

Dates of Examination Between 15th June  and 20th June 

Declaration of Result on NTA website by 5th July 2020

Application Fee 

General/Unreserved Rs. 1000/-

Gen-EWS*/ OBC-NCL** Rs. 500/-

SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender Rs. 250/-

Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by thecandidate, as applicable


Education qualifications:- 

Qualifying Examination

(i) General/Unreserved/General-EWS candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC.

(ii) Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who haveappeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of JRF/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree or equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC-NCL /SC/ST/PwD/Transgender category candidates).


Age Limit 

JRF: Not more than 30 years as on 01.06.2020.

A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC-NCL (as per the Central list of OBC available on website: /SC/ST/PwD/Transgender categories and to women applicants.

Assistant Professor:

There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.


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